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  1. Gene signatures linked to spinal cord injury severity: 6 things to know

    Vancouver, Canada-based University of British Columbia researchers identified gene signatures that predict spinal cord injury severity in an eLife study. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery data breach may have affected 2.8K patients, employees — 7 details

    A data breach at Vancouver, Wash.-based Rebound Orthopedics & Neurosurgery may have revealed the personal information of 2,800 employees and patients, The Columbian reports. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Drs. Jeffrey Wang, Burak Ozgur & more: 25 spine & neurosurgeons recently receiving honors — September 2018

    Here are 25 spine and neurosurgeons who recently received awards, promotions or made media appearances. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. UT Southwestern launches stem cell trial for rare spinal disorder: 5 things to know

    Dallas-based University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center researchers are developing a stem cell-based treatment for a rare spinal cord disorder. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Study finds outpatient cervical disc arthroplasty at ASCs is safe, quicker than hospital settings: 5 insights

    Research published in the International Journal of Spine Surgery examined the safety and efficiency of cervical disc arthroplasty in ASCs compared to hospital settings. By Rachel Popa -
  3. Single-level cervical total disc replacement safe to perform in outpatient setting: 3 study findings

    A study published in Spine investigated the adverse event profile of cervical total disc replacements performed in the outpatient versus inpatient setting. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. U of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers developing 3D-printed dissolving implants: 5 insights

    Michael Sealy, an assistant mechanical and materials engineering professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is using a 3D printer to develop dissolvable implants, according to News-Press New. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Mayo Clinic receives $10M donation to support 5 initiatives, including regenerative medicine in spine

    The Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Fund at Vanguard Charitable gave Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic a $10 million grant. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. NuVasive signs new partnership with Biedermann Technologies to expand spine portfolio: 5 insights

    NuVasive and Biedermann Technologies formed a strategic partnership. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. 9-year-old among world's 1st to undergo new surgery for curved spine: 5 things to know

    A 9 nine-year-old boy become the first patient in Europe to undergo a new procedure to treat the curve in his spine, according to Big Stamp of Approval. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Spine care – Balancing cost with innovation

    This book is a compilation of chapters from leading physicians in the spine arena. These leading spine surgeons discuss a wide variety of issues related to spine care. Their discussions will run the gamut from clinical related discussions to business related and management issues and discussions. By Scott Becker -
  1. 35 spine & neurosurgeon moves in Q3

    Here are 35 spine and neurosurgeons who joined new practices or medical centers in July, August and September of 2018. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. What Dr. Neal ElAttrache has to say about the passage of the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act

    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine President Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, applauded the passage of the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R.302), which was signed into law as part of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Medtronic, Globus Medical & more: 9 device company mergers, acquisitions and agreements

    Here are nine device company mergers, acquisitions and agreements. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Mighty Oak Medical receives FDA clearance for midline navigation guide: 3 things to know

    Mighty Oak Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3D-printed, patient-specific Firefly Midline Navigation Guide. By Shayna Korol -
  5. Top 10 Spine Review Articles: Oct. 1-5

    Here are the top 10 most-read articles on Becker's Spine Review from Oct. 1-5. By Shayna Korol -
  6. French spine surgeon Dr. Keyvan Mazda passes away

    Keyvan Mazda, MD, 69, passed away, Tehran Times reports. By Shayna Korol -
  7. Washington county to pay former inmate $1M for untreated spinal cord injury: 5 things to know

    Former Seattle-based King County Correction Facility inmate Bryan Telford was awarded $1 million after he suffered a spinal cord injury that went untreated, according to The Seattle Times. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Tennessee hospital becomes 1st in region to offer Mazor X

    CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga (Tenn.) installed the Mazor X Robotic Guidance Platform, according to The Chattanoogan. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Siemens makes exclusive partnership with Imris: 5 details

    Neurosurgical imaging company Imris partnered with Siemens Healthineers, according to Star Tribune. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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